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GEF assisted Green - Ag Project to transform Indian Agriculture

The Government has launched the Green - Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture project for global environmental benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest 
GEF assisted Green - Ag Project to transform Indian Agriculture
landscapes in association with Global Environment Facility (GEF).

About the Project:

  • The project would be implemented in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely: 
                (i) Madhya Pradesh: Chambal Landscape
                (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape
                (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape
                (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape
                (v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape
  • The Green-Ag project seeks to integrate biodiversity, climate change and sustainable land management objectives and practices into Indian agriculture.
  • The project aims to catalyze a transformative change of India's agricultural sector to support the achievement of national and and global environmental benefits and conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes.
  • The project supports harmonization between India's agricultural and environmental sector priorities and investments to realise the national and global environmental benefits without compromising on India's ability to strengthen rural livelihoods and meet its food and nutrition security.

Question:

Q. The Government has launched which project for global environmental benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes in association with Global Environment Facility (GEF)?
a. Green - Ag
b. Tree - Ag
c. Environ - Ag
d. None of the above
GEF assisted Green - Ag Project to transform Indian Agriculture GEF assisted Green - Ag Project to transform Indian Agriculture Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 05, 2019 Rating: 5

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